New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

Tag Archives: Metropolitan Basketball Writers

Moss Klein

Moss Klein (Sportswriter.  Born, Newark, NJ, July 27, 1950.)  Now deputy sports editor of the Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger, Moss H. Klein was the paper’s Yankees beat writer for 17 seasons (1976-92).  Klein went on the beat four years after joining The Star-Ledger and landed in the middle of a tumultuous period of Yankees history.  His […]

Murray Janoff

Murray Janoff (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Apr. 26, 1915.)  A member of the sports staff of the Long Island Press for 41 years (1936-77), Murray M. Janoff covered tennis, harness racing, pro football, college and pro basketball, baseball, and track and field.  Janoff also covered the U.S. tennis championships (now known as the U.S. […]

Louis Effrat

Louis Effrat (Sportswriter.  Born, New York, NY, Feb. 21, 1910; died, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Sept. 1, 1988.)  For nearly 50 years, Louis Effrat was associated with The New York Times, most of that time as a sportswriter.  Effrat began at The Times as a cityside copy boy in 1927.  He soon gravitated to sports […]

About This Dictionary

The Bill Shannon Biographical Dictionary of New York Sports is an open database of sports biographies maintained by Jordan Sprechman and Marty Appel. We welcome public and scholarly contributions and suggestions.

Share Our Blog!

Sort by Last Name

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Support n-yhs

Help us support our sports database and other collections.

About Bill Shannon

A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

Submission Form

* (denotes required field)

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy